ARMAIS, AND OTHERS. Mrs. Lindon W. Bates, Josephine [White] Bates.

ARMAIS, AND OTHERS. Chicago: F. J. Schulte & Company, Publishers, [1892]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-221 [222: blank], ten inserted plates with illustrations by Will Chapin, original decorated brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, t.e.g. First edition. Published in both paper wrappers and in cloth, this being one of the latter. Three longish short stories: "Winged Victory," "Taken In At Oare's," and "A Venetian Payment." Three of Bates' books (all set in the American West) are listed in Wright, American Fiction 1976-1900, but not this title. Two of the stories are reincarnation fantasties, one involving psychic detection, the other is a fantastic adventure story set in the Far West (Puget Sound). Ex-library copy (Louisville Free Public Library) with usual stamps and bookplates, cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, inner front hinge cracked but holding tight, a sound, good copy. A very scarce book. (#156545).

Price: $45.00

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